Rolling Stone's Top 50 Albums of 2014

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Nel 2013 la scelta del podio era andata sicuramente meglio. Si erano infatti trovati la medaglia al collo Vampire Weekend, Kanye West e Daft Punk. Quasi non commentabile quella del 2014 che vede U2, Springsteen e Black Keys vincitori alle spalle di Charli XCX… Lana Del Rey… Taylor Swift… ai posteri la semplice sentenza.

1. U2 – Songs of Innocence
2. Bruce Springsteen – High Hopes
3. The Black Keys – Turn Blue
4. St. Vincent – St. Vincent
5. Miranda Lambert – Platinum
6. Charli XCX – SUCKER
7. Lana Del Rey – Ultraviolence
8. Run the Jewels – Run the Jewels 2
9. Mac DeMarco – Salad Days
10. Taylor Swift – 1989
11. Flying Lotus – You’re Dead
12. Foo Fighters – Sonic Highways
13. Ought – More Than Any Other Day
14. Weezer – Everything Will Be Alright in the End
15. Against Me! – Transgender Dysphoria Blues
16. FKA twigs – LP1
17. Jenny Lewis – The Voyager
18. Sturgill Simpson – Metamodern Sounds in Country Music
19. Jackson Browne – Standing in the Breach
20. Sharon Van Etten – Are We There
21. Eric Church – The Outsiders
22. Skrillex – Recess
23. The War on Drugs – Lost in the Dream
24. Leonard Cohen – Popular Problems
25. YG – My Krazy Life
26. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – Hypnotic Eye
27. Alt-J – This Is All Yours
28. Parquet Courts – Sunbathing Animal
29. Spoon – They Want My Soul
30. Thom Yorke – Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes
31. Young Thug and Bloody Jay – Black Portland
32. Damon Albarn – Everyday Robots
33. The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger – Midnight Sun
34. Prince – Art Official Age
35. Lenny Kravitz – Strut
36. Alvvays – Alvvays
37. Benjamin Booker – Benjamin Booker
38. Hurray for the RIff Raff – Small Town Heroes
39. Caribou – Our Love
40. Jack White – Lazaretto
41. Aphex Twin – Syro
42. Perfume Genius – Too Bright
43. Future – Honest
44. Interpol – El Pintor
45. EMA – The Future’s Void
46. Tweedy – Sukierae
47. Gary Clark Jr – Gary Clark Jr Live
48. Coldplay – Ghost Stories
49. Tinariwen – Emmaar
50. Yob – Clearing the Path to Ascend

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